News and announcements

The UK’s largest provider of grants to low-income families raising disabled and seriously ill children and young people, Family Fund, reports feedback from families on the significant costs involved with raising a disabled or seriously ill child. Mandy received a grant from Family Fund last year,...
8th August 2014
A new report from Barnardo's shows that a simple day out at the seaside is now too expensive for one in five families. Barnardo’s found that a simple day trip (cheapest train fare to nearest seaside resort, sun-cream, fish & chips and ice cream) could cost a family with two children more than £...
26th August 2014
Get your questions ready....TODAY, Thurs 7TH Aug, we will be hosting a LIVE WALES WEB CHAT on facebook and twitter from 11:00am – 1:00pm, with Laura, our Marketing and Communications Assistant.This will be a great opportunity for us to answer your burning questions. The chat will be open to anyone...
7th August 2014
The Family Fund was delighted to learn that Caroline Glendinning has been honoured for her contribution to social policy research. A Special Recognition Award from the UK Social Policy Association was presented at an award ceremony. Professor Glendinning joined the Family Fund Research Project in...
25th July 2014
Update 14th July We are very proud of our Ffunderbolts for taking part in a rather wet Dragon Boat Race on Sunday 13th July.  They took on some very tough competition and won their heat, unfortunately this did not mean a place in the final.  With thanks to their fundraising activity, they...
14th July 2014
A cross party inquiry today reveals widespread failures for disabled children across the childcare system. MPs and Peers are calling for all parties to address the serious faults at the heart of our childcare system which has led to thousands of disabled children - from toddlers to teenagers -...
8th July 2014